School of Fine Art Studio Award 2022

The School of Fine Art is very pleased to announce that Helen Hughes has been awarded the Studio Artist residency opportunity for 2022.

Helen will be based at the Annex postgraduate studios and will be contributing to the MFA Fine Art programme

Helen Hughes is a process based sculptural artist living and working in Dublin. She is a graduate of Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (BA) and IADT, Dublin (MA). Recent shows include a solo exhibition at Roscommon Arts Centre, “and Yes, daydreamer   s u r R e n d e r “ (January 2022), “Periodical Review #9” at Pallas Projects, Dublin (2019), “Dearly Beloved…” VISUAL, Carlow (2019), “Syntonic State" TULCA, Galway (2018) and “A Bounce Borrowed”, The Dock, Carrick on Shannon (2017). She is a recipient of a Creative Ireland Bursary and an Arts Council Covid-19 Crisis Response Award in 2020, and a Professional Artist Development Bursary from Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in 2018 and 2019.

Helen’s upcoming projects include solo exhibitions at the Customs House Gallery, Westport (2022) and at Ballina Arts Centre (2025), Co. Mayo.